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Is a Prince Museum Coming to Paisley Park?

Is a museum in honor of Prince is reportedly opening at the late music legend’s Paisley Park estate? Hip Hollywood states that the entertainment company behind the Graceland estate of the late Elvis Presley, CORE Media Group, is reportedly developing the the Paisley Park Museum with administrators of Prince’s estate. However, Prince’s family wasn’t consulted when the four-year deal was …

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Dolly Parton Wants to Ride Adele’s “Skirt Tails” to Success

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Courtesy of Webster PR; XL/Columbia RecordsEarlier this year, Dolly Parton duetted with pop superstar Katy Perry on an awards show. But now, the country legend has got her eye on a collaboration with another massively successful female pop singer: Adele. Dolly says she “relates” to the British star “a lot.” “We, at one time, had talked about — through our …

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Van Morrison Debuts Video for New Song, “Too Late”

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Credit: Lawrence WatsonVan Morrison is sounding as soulful as ever in the official video for his new song “Too Late,” which debuted recently at his VEVO YouTube channel. The clip features Van the Man performing the tune with his backing band at Nell’s Jazz and Blues club in London. The video was directed by Dick Carruthers, whose impressive resume includes …

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Rock the Boat: KISS Kruise VI to Feature Whitford/St. Holmes, Skid Row and More

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Courtesy of SixthmanKISS is set to rock the high seas this fall on the sixth annual KISS Kruise, which sets sails from Miami on November 4 and stops at Cozumel, Mexico, and George Town, Grand Cayman, before returning to port on November 9. Joining the makeup-clad Rock and Roll Hall of Famers on this year’s seafaring festival will be Whitford/St. …

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Colorado State of Mind: College to Hold Billy Joel Symposium

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PRNewsFoto/Colorado College/Myrna SuarezAside from mentioning the state in a song lyric, Billy Joel doesn’t really have any connection to Colorado, but that’s not stopping one of the state’s institutions of higher learning from hosting a symposium on the Piano Man. On October 7 and 8, Colorado College will host It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me: The Music and Lyrics …

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Steven Tyler’s Crude Hand Gesture Edited Out of Aerosmith-Themed Roller Coaster’s Intro Video

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Credit: Zack WhitfordRock-loving visitors to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida, have been enjoying the Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster featuring Aerosmith for more than 19 years, but many probably didn’t noticed the sexually suggestive hand gesture Steven Tyler flashed during the video introduction to the ride. According to InsidetheMagic.com, Disney officials apparently finally got wind of Tyler’s prank and have …

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Second Series of Pink Floyd Vinyl Reissue to Feature Band’s Early ’70s Albums

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Pink Floyd RecordsPink Floyd has announced plans for the second installment of its recently launched vinyl reissue campaign. September 23, 180-gram editions of three of the influential British band’s albums will hit stores — 1970’s Atom Heart Mother, 1971’s Meddle and 1972’s Obscured by Clouds. Atom Heart Mother was Pink Floyd’s first album to reach #1 on the U.K. charts. …

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Paul McCartney Has Backstage Meeting with Hillary Clinton Before Cleveland Concert

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Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsPaul McCartney had a very special backstage visitor prior to his show Wednesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland — Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. According to the Clinton campaign, the former first lady, senator and secretary of state met privately with the Beatles legend and his wife for about 30 minutes. They chatted about a …

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